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War of the Worlds

by Shelby Steelevia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Hoover fellow Shelby Steele reflects on September 11, the ultimate collision between the First and Third Worlds.

Europe at War

by Timothy Garton Ashvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

"We’re all under attack—all the free world." Europe responds to September 11. By Hoover fellow Timothy Garton Ash.

War and the National Character

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

The terrorist attacks may have transformed the American character in ways the terrorists could never have anticipated. By Hoover fellow Charles Hill.

What Is the “West”?

by Jeffrey Hartvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Jeffrey Hart on "the peculiar and powerful energy of the West."

The Myth of the Minority Majority

by Stephan Thernstromvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

How race-conscious policies have failed. By Stephan Thernstrom.

Time to Set Aside Set-Asides

by Robert Zelnickvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

Hoover fellow Robert Zelnick argues that it is high time to do away with race preferences. But will the Supreme Court ever agree?

The Next Generation

by John Lewis Gaddisvia Hoover Digest
Wednesday, January 30, 2002

A transformation has taken place on America’s campuses. By Hoover fellow John Lewis Gaddis.

TEST TUBE AMERICA: Immigration

with Michael Barone, Peter Skerryvia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, January 22, 2002

In 1965, Congress voted to change the laws that had restricted immigration into the United States for more than four decades. The Immigration Act of 1965 resulted in a wave of increased immigration that continues today. How do recent immigrant groups compare with those of the last great wave of immigration a century ago? Are they successfully integrating into American culture or threatening America's cultural stability? Should immigration once again be restricted, or should we concern ourselves with helping immigrants assimilate when they arrive?

THE RED AND THE BLUE: The Cultural and Political Divide in America

with Michael Barone, Ruy Teixeiravia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, January 22, 2002

Is America a divided nation? Sharp regional voting patterns were evident in the 2000 presidential election: rural, Midwestern, and southern voters went for Bush; urban and coastal voters went for Gore. These regional voting patterns have led some to describe America as one nation with two cultures. Is this an accurate way of looking at American society? Or is America divided along economic rather than cultural lines? Just how fundamental are these differences, and what impact will they have on the American political landscape?

Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America
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Beyond the Color Line: New Perspectives on Race and Ethnicity in America

by Abigail Thernstrom, Stephan Thernstromvia Hoover Institution Press
Saturday, January 5, 2002

Twenty-five essays covering a range of areas from religion and immigration to family structure and crime examine America's changing racial and ethnic scene. They clearly show that old civil rights strategies will not solve today's problems and offer a bold new civil rights agenda based on today's realities.

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